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  • Students are the new masters – and the result is campus tyranny

    08/23/2017 9:26:39 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 20 replies
    www.spectator.co.uk ^ | Aug 23, 2017 | Brendan O'neill
    Universities are now factories of conformism; only the brave and resilient will survive them In a few weeks, a new intake of students will arrive, all fresh-faced and excited, at universities around the country. They’ll be thrilled at the prospect of escaping the wagging finger of mum and dad, eager to absorb new ideas. But I’m afraid they are in for a rude awakening. Unless they’re very fortunate, they will soon find themselves enveloped in a world that’s more censorious than stimulating and taught not to question ideas but to learn by heart the progressive creed. It will take...
  • MTA will remake tiles that look like Confederate flags in station

    08/20/2017 12:52:25 PM PDT · by Oatka · 27 replies
    NY Post via Pamela Geller ^ | Aug 17, 2017 | Danielle Furfaro
    “Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute. History has stopped. Nothing exists except an endless present in which the Party is always right.” George Orwell In what is eerily evocative of a Stalinist purge of history, all of American history is being scrubbed by the new fascists. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson are now in the cross hairs. It doesn’t matter to the fascists if it isn’t...
  • The Eulogy For Common Sense

    08/20/2017 7:13:24 AM PDT · by Eagles Field · 5 replies
    Unknown | Unknown
    Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape. He will be remembered as having cultivated such valuable lessons as knowing when to come in out of the rain, why the early bird gets the worm, life isn't always fair, and maybe it was my fault. Common Sense lived by simple, sound financial policies (don't spend more than you earn) and reliable parenting (adults, not children, are in...
  • Liberal condescension at college - how can I go on?

    08/19/2017 10:57:46 AM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 40 replies
    me | 8/19/17 | me
    I work for a college which is very liberal these days, in your face banners and condescending "workshops" open to all frequently, with "diversity credit" (reference below). It's sickening enough. Including having Moochelle Uhbama here the other year. But since Trump was elected, now we get hand-wringing e-mails about "hatred" and that we need to beware of evil right-wing people who cause violence (LOL). Got another one today.
  • Erasing History at Yale: Covers over Musket in Stone Carving of Puritan

    08/13/2017 7:33:45 AM PDT · by ptsal · 37 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | August 12, 2017 | Mike LaChance
    Just a little over a year ago, an employee at Yale smashed a stained glass window at the school because he was angry over the image of African Americans carrying cotton. We covered it in this post: Yale employee smashes allegedly racist stained-glass window, Yale won’t press charges. Not only did Yale not press charges, they rehired the employee with much fanfare. Now another piece of campus art has been altered for the sake of political correctness. ***snip***...you may have noticed a stone carving by the York Street entrance to Sterling Memorial Library that depict a hostile encounter: a Puritan...
  • Would-Be Tyrants Capture Language to Control Thought

    08/11/2017 12:30:44 PM PDT · by TBP · 25 replies
    The Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) ^ | Friday, August 11, 2017 | Richard M. Ebeling
    Today's counter-revolution against liberty is being fought on a number of fronts in American society. One is on college and university campuses across the country, where the ideology of "political correctness" is strangling freedom of speech and smothering intellectual controversy and debate. Critical to this campaign is the capture of language. It is through our language that we think about ourselves, our relationships to others, and the social order surrounding us. Words do not merely delineate objects, individuals, events or actions. Words also create mental imageries, emotions, attitudes, and beliefs that color how people see themselves and the world around...
  • Too politically correct? Board drops 'Lynch' from school names

    08/10/2017 7:01:55 AM PDT · by Hadean · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | Aug, 10, 2017 | Lukas Mikelionis
    A school board in Portland, Ore., has dropped “Lynch” from the names of two elementary schools, claiming it had negative connotations and made some people feel uncomfortable. The move Wednesday evening by the Centennial School District’s board also included a slight alteration to the name of a third school. But the move has sparked criticism, including on social media, from some community residents and former students. They claim the board’s decision is a sign of political correctness running amok. The district had received complaints in recent years that the names of Lynch Meadows Elementary School, Lynch View Elementary School and Lynch...
  • Politically Correct Hollywood Is Doomed

    08/10/2017 3:45:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 10, 2017 | Kurt Schlichter
    People say the movie industry has lost its way and alienated its audience, but I'm super-excited about the future of movies, especially in light of Tinseltown’s current trend towards goose-stepping leftist conformity! How can that go wrong?From fussy fascist fatties like Lena Dunham listening in to stewardesses’ private chats, to withered crones like Chelsea Handler wishing we too could arrest Chinese tourists for goofing on Hitler like the Germans do – apparently there's no one else in Germany who needs arresting – it's becoming clear that free-speech and free thoughts are things of the past! Sure, you could Google “free...
  • 2017/08/08: James Damore and his Google Memo on Diversity (Interview)(video only)

    08/09/2017 5:13:45 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | 8-9-2017 | Jordan B Peterson
    In this video, I talk to James Damore and another employee who wishes to remain anonymous about James' memo regarding Google's diversity programs and their overweening ideological basis. He was fired last night. That says everything that needs to be said.
  • Dr. Paul Church now expelled from four Boston area hospitals – over comments

    08/09/2017 5:49:19 AM PDT · by fwdude · 66 replies
    MassResistance ^ | August 7, 2017 | MassResistance Staff
    The horrific treatment of Dr. Paul Church has become a nightmare – affecting him, of course, but ultimately all of us as well. Because he told the medical truth and refused to bow to political correctness on this critical public health issue, he has now been banned from four prominent Boston area hospitals and a urology clinic. This is the frightening state of today’s medical profession. Dr. Church is a urologist who was on the staff of several major Boston area hospitals and clinics for nearly 30 years. He was on the faculty of Harvard Medical School. He has done...
  • Julian Assange offers job to fired Google employee who wrote anti-diversity memo

    08/08/2017 8:26:28 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 17 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 8 AUGUST 2017 | Helena Horton
    Julian Assange offers job to fired Google employee who wrote anti-diversity memo By Helena Horton 8 AUGUST 2017 • 1:15PM Julian Assange has offered the Google employee who was fired for writing an anti-diversity memo a job at Wikileaks. Assange, who is currently in the Ecuadorian embassy, tweeted multiple times in support of James Damore, the engineer who wrote the memo which went viral. He said: "Censorship is for losers. @WikiLeaks is offering a job to fired Google engineer James Damore. "Women & men deserve respect. That includes not firing them for politely expressing ideas but rather arguing back." He...
  • College Paper Calls Out "Cognitive Privilege" of Smart People

    08/01/2017 10:53:46 AM PDT · by Fred Hayek · 91 replies
    Frontpage ^ | 7/30/2017 | Danile Greenfiled
    Do you have any idea how stupid this is? Then you may have "cognitive privilege"? As the intersectional left continues to kill satire through its very existence, we advance toward the bright future of idiocracy. Here's the Daily Iowan. The college paper of the University of Iowa. And where better to denounce "cognitive privilege" than a college paper. There are many kinds of privilege besides white privilege: cognitive privilege, for example. We now know that intelligence is not something we have significant control over but is something we are born with. We are living in a society in which success...
  • UMich hiring admin for 'cultural appropriation prevention'

    07/29/2017 9:32:25 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 44 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | 28 July 2017 | Adam Sabes
    The University of Michigan is looking for someone to clamp down on “students of concern” and “enact cultural appropriation prevention initiatives.” UMich estimates that about 40 percent of the job will involve coordinating “bias incident response efforts,” which entails coordinating “appropriate and effective intervention and communication between multiple campus offices...and the provision of support to individuals and groups targeted by bias behaviors.” The Coordinator will also be tasked with managing the school’s “bias prevention initiatives and Expect Respect initiatives” by partnering with other departments to “ensure annual Expect Respect messaging begins in orientation programs,” assisting with various “divisional social justice...
  • Much Ado About Nothing New Under The Sun (Your Favorite Quote Requested)

    07/05/2017 5:06:13 PM PDT · by Eagles Field · 21 replies
    Although it can’t be denied that President Trump has upset the status-quo apple cart ... I’m hard-pressed to think of the multitude of good things that happened that didn’t meet the same objections similar. The point is that much of this is what has always been(a different kind of tweetness) in our Free Republic, for good reason. Before the constraints of political correctness changed the landscape to where hyper-outrage drama queens became our king. The subtle rulers of indignation. One Example: “When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not...
  • Disney to Remove ‘Wench’ Auction from Pirates of the Caribbean Ride

    07/01/2017 10:41:42 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    KFOR ^ | JUNE 30, 2017
    Disney will remove the infamous “bride auction” scene from the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland next year, the company announced on Thursday. During the planned ride refurbishment, Disney will alter the roles of the auctioneer, the redhead woman and other characters participating in the “Auction: Take a Wench for a Bride” scene. In the current scene, the redhead character is the prize of the auction. According to Disney, the redhead is holding a rifle and will be a “plundering pirate” in the new scene. In the official announcement, Disney wrote: “…the redhead is...
  • isney to Overhaul Classic Pirates of the Caribbean Ride to Appease PC Crow

    06/30/2017 4:46:29 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June ,30,2017 | Tom Ciccotta
    The famous auctioneer scene that takes place on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride in Disneyland and Disney World is set to be overhauled, according to a press release from the Disney Parks blog. As of 2017, the attraction — which opened in 1967 in Disneyland and 1973 in the Magic Kingdom of Disney World — will no longer feature the famous auctioneer scene, in which a red-headed “wench” is auctioned off to a crowd of raucous and dirty pirates who wish to make her their bride. An artist’s rendering of the new scenes reveals that the pirates will now...
  • Trump urged to revoke Obama's transgender mandates for Armed Forces

    06/30/2017 5:33:48 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 23 replies
    WND ^ | 06/29/2017 | na
    'Restore strength of our military and put an end to political correctness in the Pentagon'! A leading military readiness expert is urging President Trump and Secretary of Defense James Mattis to revoke former President Obama’s directives on transgenders serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. The Center for Military Readiness, or CMR, has released a new report titled “The President, Defense Department and Military Services Should Revoke Problematic Transgender Policy Directives and Instructions.” It analyzes 15 different Obama directives and training documents that promote retention and transgender recruiting. “The Trump administration has a mandate to restore the strength of our military...
  • Disneyland's Pirates of the Caribbean to no longer include auction scene selling women

    06/30/2017 5:59:46 AM PDT · by C19fan · 42 replies
    LA Times ^ | June 29, 2017 | Hugo Martin
    A scene that depicts women on the auction block apparently has no place in a Disneyland ride, even if the attraction is meant to depict the violence, debauchery and misogyny of a pirate’s life.
  • Don't Be PC, Be Polite

    06/15/2017 11:25:49 AM PDT · by TBP · 7 replies
    Foundation for Economic Education ^ | Thursday, June 15, 2017 | Seamus Coughlin
    As someone who fights on the side of free speech, I’m the first to tell ya, we do have a tendency to strawman political correctness. You may have heard things like “them snowflakes just don’t like being ‘fended” or “they want to suppress the truth!” and though I agree in PC cultures worst form all these things are true, those aren’t the actual arguments they make. So let me arm you with the intellectual tools you need to successfully contribute to the discussion! And if you’re PC, listen with an open mind- maybe I can change it. One argument they...
  • What happened when I took The Red Pill

    06/12/2017 7:40:03 PM PDT · by Steely Tom · 40 replies
    YouTube ^ | 18 May 2016 | Critical Condition
    Very interested "from the heart" description of a young woman's journey out of the left-wing fever swamps. 12:49 long; I suggest you give her a chance. Gets quite interesting at about 2:00, and stays interesting.